Finishing Operative

Mill Operations
An opportunity to learn folding, quality inspection, hand sewing and tagging.

Why you should join JoE

  • Pay starting from £9.90 an hour
  • Additional shift pay for nights, weekends and rotational shifts
  • Up to 50% discount
  • Access to Employee Assistance Programme
  • Auto-enrolment into our pension scheme from your first day
  • Generous holiday allowance, increasing with length of service
  • Additional overtime payment
  • Active social club, running events throughout the year

About the Role

This is a permanent opportunity to work within our Finishing Department folding and carrying out quality inspections on scarves and home furnishings. Other tasks include cutting, sewing and tagging. High standards of work are required to meet our luxury customer's expectations so an eye for detail and an interest in fashion and textiles is beneficial. In house training will be provided so no experience is necessary. After your initial training, you may also have the opportunity to complete an inhouse SVQ in Manufacturing Textile Products.

This is a part-time post, working on our backshift. Hours are 4pm to 12am Monday to Wednesday and 4pm to 11pm on Thursdays (29 hours a week). 

You will be standing for the majority of your role so must be comfortable being on your feet for long periods.

About You

The ideal candidate will

  • Show an interest in fashion, textiles or crafts
  • Have good communication skills
  • Possess a good eye for detail
  • Have good colour vision
  • Be punctual and able to work to a deadline
  • Be flexible and willing to learn

About Us

Johnstons of Elgin is an innovative, luxury clothing brand with over 220 years of experience in working with the world’s finest fibres. Across three centuries, our family–owned company has carefully sourced cashmere and fine woollen fibres from around the world, applying the latest technology and highest quality craft expertise in our own vertical Scottish mills. Employing over  850 staff, our valued employees and communities are at the heart of everything we do, producing unique, high–quality designs that are made to last. Our brand is focused on sustainability, working with natural, renewable and biodegradable fibres and we are committed to maintaining a minimal environmental footprint.

The company supports the principle of Equality and Diversity in employment wholeheartedly and opposes all forms of unlawful or unfair discrimination on the grounds of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

All applicants must be able to provide evidence of their right to remain and take up paid work in the UK.



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